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Planting the Seeds of American Independence



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Rob Natelson, Washington Times - 

This year marks the 250th anniversary of one of the most influential series of writings in American history: the first of John Dickinson’s Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, which appeared in 1767. These “letters” – 12 newspaper op-eds later collected in book form – asserted the colonial cause against imperial British overreach and helped to lay the groundwork for the U.S. Constitution drafted two decades later. The letters also presented important ideas about resisting usurpation.READ MORE


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  1. If anyone knows where I can buy a book containing the complete set of 12 “letters” plus any commentaries, please advise.
    I was able to find and read wo of them on the internet, but that just whetted my appetite.